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My five kids are always good judges as to whether or not my recipe experiments are worth repeating. They eagerly eat these chewy goodies.—Lisa Moravek, Corning, New York
MAKES:
48 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES:
48 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 package (7 ounces) sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

In a large bowl, beat the egg whites, vanilla and lemon juice until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form and sugar is dissolved. Fold in coconut, pecans and chocolate chips.
Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 4 dozen.
Originally published as Coconut Pecan Joys in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2010, p141

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 43 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 16mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch.

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  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 package (7 ounces) sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  1. In a large bowl, beat the egg whites, vanilla and lemon juice until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form and sugar is dissolved. Fold in coconut, pecans and chocolate chips.
  2. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 4 dozen.
Originally published as Coconut Pecan Joys in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2010, p141

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